This enticing period melodrama depicts a long-suffering woman's relationship with her brilliant but self-destructive writer husband in postwar Tokyo. Based on a semi-autobiographical 1947 novel by Osamu Dazai, the story centers less on the womanizing, heavy-drinking, suicidal hero than on the wife who loves him. Written by
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Did You Know?
The train line that is seen in the movie is the Chuo train line that runs from Tokyo station to the Western part of the Tokyo area. The bar is at Nakano station and the Otani homestead is at Musashikogane station. See more